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Saturday July 25, 1970
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This Day In 1970's History: Saturday July 25, 1970
  • Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir and her cabinet will discuss the U.S. Mideast peace proposal. Assistant Secretary of State Joseph Sisco and Israeli Ambassador Itzhak Rabin are seeking agreement; Israel wants intense supervision over the United Arab Republic if a cease-fire is called. Syria and Jordan will follow the U.A.R. in accepting the plan, but Palestinian commandos oppose the proposal. [CBS]
  • B-52's bombed Communist positions near Fire Base Ripcord in South Vietnam. [CBS]
  • Anthony Barber has been named as the new British Chancellor of the Exchequer. [CBS]
  • A United Mines Workers-sponsored West Virginia mine safety survey report has been released, and it charges President Nixon with allowing lax enforcement of safety laws. Ralph Nader says that West Virginia miners are being exploited and that laws on the books are not enforced. [CBS]
  • Alexander Heard's campus unrest report criticizes the Nixon administration and states that the war is prolonging domestic tensions; the President is more aware of the views of students and blacks than he was two months ago. [CBS]
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